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Plea Deal For Man In Camden Yards Assault On Yankees Fan

Gregory Fleischman’s trial was slated to begin Monday, but his attorney says Fleischman entered an Alford plea Friday and was sentenced to 10 years in jail, with all but 10 days suspended.

03/17/2015

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pete Rose Applies For Reinstatement To MLB Commish Manfred

The career hits leader agreed to a lifetime ban in August 1989 following an investigation by MLB that concluded he bet on the Cincinnati Reds to win while managing the team.

03/16/2015

Dillon Gee  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images), Josh Edgin (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets GM Alderson Awaiting Judgment On 2 Non-Moves

Sometimes, the moves a GM chooses not to make turn into his most important during the season. Then again, it could also cause the whole season to blow up in his face.

03/16/2015

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30 Players: Detroit Tigers Hope Iglesias Is Fully Recovered From Injuries

SS Jose Iglesias had a breakout year in 2013, but it’s been a tough road for the promising young shortstop. A healthy return could be huge for Iglesias and the Tigers in 2015.

03/16/2015

Josh Edgin (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets’ Edgin Opts For Tommy John Surgery; Wheeler Undergoes MRI

With Josh Edgin lost for the season, the only other lefty relievers in camp are Sean Gilmartin and three pitchers with minor league contracts — Scott Rice, Dario Alvarez and Jack Leathersich.

03/16/2015

Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets throws a pitch during the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 5, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Longoria Drives In 2, Rays Beat Mets 8-4

Evan Longoria drove in two runs with a single and sacrifice fly, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to an 8-4 victory over the New York Mets on Sunday.

03/15/2015

The Yankees’ Michael Pineda delivers a pitch during the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on March 9, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Pineda Strong Again, Yankees Beat Tigers 4-1

Michael Pineda pitched three hitless innings and the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 Saturday in a split-squad game.

03/14/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Cheered, Booed In 1st Spring Road Game, Jays Top Yanks

Alex Rodriguez drew a mix of cheers and boos in his first road game this spring, and a New York Yankees split squad lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 Saturday.

03/14/2015

Jeff Wilpon (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets, Jeff Wilpon Settle Discrimination Suit By Ex-Executive Leigh Castergine

Both the Mets and former senior vice president of ticket sales Leigh Castergine issued a joint statement Friday announcing the end of the Brooklyn federal court lawsuit.

03/14/2015

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30 Players: Bethancourt’s Time Is Now Behind The Plate For Atlanta Braves

While Gattis’ questionable catcher skills were a big reason he was jettisoned, the presence of prospect Christian Bethancourt was another, and the timing was right to give the 23-year-old the chance in 2015.

03/13/2015

Masahiro Tanaka pitches to Christian Bethancourt of the Atlanta Braves during the second inning of a spring training game on March 12, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka Looks ‘Great,’ Aces First Test For Elbow

Masahiro Tanaka thought his spring training debut on Thursday was “good.” His teammates used another word: “great.”

03/13/2015

Will-Ferrell

‘Ruth, Mantle, Will Ferrell': Funny Man Storms MLB Spring Training

The star of “Anchorman,” ”Elf” and several sports-related flicks played all 9 positions and coached for 10 teams in five Arizona ballparks Thursday in a spring-training blitz chronicled for an HBO special.

03/13/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Twitter Account Gives A-Rod No Love For Homer

The Yankees insist there’s nothing behind the curious omission of Alex Rodriguez’s first home run since 2013 on their Twitter page. But fans have taken notice.

03/12/2015

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30 Players: Storen Entering Make-Or-Break Season With Nationals

Normally, a player entering his sixth full season in the bigs has too much experience for a list like this, but digging deeper, Drew Storen fits here. The Nationals on paper are stacked, with established studs in their rotation from top to bottom and starters set at each position on the field.

03/11/2015

Masahiro Tanaka speaks with teammates in the dugout before the start of a spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies on March 4, 2015 at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Palladino: Yankees’ Early Mojo Calls Only For Guarded Optimism

Names alone don’t win games, and the ones Joe Girardi will write on the lineup card are mostly old, some recovering, others waiting for the injury shoe to drop and ruin their seasons.

03/11/2015

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